Farmers across the Midwest are on track to produce the largest corn crop in 75 years, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This despite last week's gloomy weather across much of the region.
More than half of the seasonal corn crop had been planted as of Monday, a jump from 28 percent just a week ago and 12 percent as measured this time last year. The five-year average is 27 percent.
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